Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Eyecare Associates of Southwest Iowa the leading provider of vision care products and services in Shenandoah and Clarinda.
Dr. Jacob W. Muller, O.D.
Dr. Muller was born and raised in Clarinda, Iowa. He has been caring for patients at Eyecare Associates in Shenandoah since 2015. Dr. Muller received his degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While at SCO he was the salutatorian of his class and received many accolades for his educational achievements. Dr. Muller is a current member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Iowa Optometric Association (IOA). He and his wife Bethany live in Clarinda with their daughters, Brynn and Brie. He enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and watching the Royals, Huskers, and Raiders.
Dr. James O. Cloepfil, O.D.
Dr. Cloepfil was born and raised in Hamburg, IA where he graduated high school. He received his bachelor of science (B.S.) degree in Biology from Northwest Missouri State University and then went on to receive his doctorate from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN in 1982. Dr. Cloepfil practices at our Shenandoah office where he is active in the community serving as past president of the Shenandoah Optimists Club and Shenandoah Chamber and Industry Association.
Dr. Cloepfil is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Iowa Optometric Association (IOA). During his 30 years in the IOA, he has a served as a past board member. In his spare time, Dr. Cloepfil enjoys golfing, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, and spending time with his wife, Jan, their three sons (Evan, Dylan, and Dan) and two grandchildren.
Dr. Greg L. Samuelson, O.D.
Dr. Samuelson has been caring for patients in Southwest Iowa since 1985 and joined Eyecare Associates in 2000. Originally from Sac City, Dr. Samuelson received degrees from Waldorf College and the University of Northern Iowa. He then went on to complete his education and receive his doctorate from the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) in 1985. Dr. Samuelson is a current member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and Iowa Optometric Association (IOA).
Dr. Samuelson lives in Clarinda with his wife, Brenda. They have two sons, Christian and Kramer.